Living in a World of Risk

Coote, Jennifer
May 2007
Future Times;2007, Vol. 2, p13
Information on an article by sociologist U. Beck in Volume 35 of "Economy and Society" is offered. The article notes the irony of risk, as exemplified by climate change. The reactions to risk that the article identified are denial, apathy and transformation. According to the article, international policies reflect opposing risk beliefs.


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